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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: October 7, 2012

Do you "Miss" 2012?

Do you “Miss” 2012?

It’s the start of another weekend, which means it’s time for another trip back into the archives on Adam’s Top 40 Flashback! Every Saturday, the day before my latest top 40 goes up for the week, I feature the highlights of a past countdown. They’re all here — the hit songs, the songs that flopped, and the songs that may be a little embarrassing to reflect on.

This week, we stroll back four years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of October 7, 2012…

Debuts:
40. MARINA & THE DIAMONDS, “How To Be A Heartbreaker”
39. THE WANTED, “I Found You”
38. JASON MRAZ, “93 Million Miles”
16. ADELE, “Skyfall”

Biggest Mover(s):
MATT CARDLE, “It’s Only Love” (35-30)
ROBBIE WILLIAMS, “Candy” (26-21, five spots)

10. ONEREPUBLIC, “Feel Again” (up 1)
Album: Native (2013, Mosley/Interscope Records)
Peak: #7 for three weeks

09. ONE DIRECTION, “Live While We’re Young” (up 3)
Album: Take Me Home (2012, Syco/Columbia Records)
Peak: #2

08. WALK THE MOON, “Anna Sun” (steady, second week)
Album: Walk The Moon (2012, RCA Records)
Peak: #6 for three weeks

07. FUN., “Some Nights” (down 1)
Album: Some Nights (2012, Fueled by Ramen/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for eight weeks

06. TRAIN, “50 Ways To Say Goodbye” (down 2)
Album: California 37 (2012, Columbia Records)
Peak: #2 for six weeks

05. ANDY GRAMMER, “Miss Me” (up 2)
Album: Andy Grammer (2011, S-Curve Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

04. TAYLOR SWIFT, “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” (up 1)
Album: Red (2012, Big Machine/Republic Records)
Peak: #4 for three weeks

03. OWL CITY & CARLY RAE JEPSEN, “Good Time” (down 1)
Album: The Midsummer Station (2012, Republic Records) and Kiss (2012, 604/Schoolboy/Interscope Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

02. PINK, “Blow Me (One Last Kiss)” (up 1)
Album: The Truth About Love (2012, RCA Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

01. THE SCRIPT featuring WILL.I.AM, “Hall Of Fame” (steady, second week)
Album: #3 (2012, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

Check back next Saturday for another Adam’s Top 40 Flashback countdown and don’t forget to follow the blog by using the tab below or find PGTC on social media by clicking the “Get Social!” tab at the top of the page.

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: July 29, 2012

"Close" to the top.

“Close” to the top.

It’s the start of another weekend, which means it’s time for another trip back into the archives on Adam’s Top 40 Flashback! Every Saturday, the day before my latest top 40 goes up for the week, I feature the highlights of a past countdown. They’re all here — the hit songs, the songs that flopped, and the songs that may be a little embarrassing to reflect on.

This week, we stroll back four years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of July 29, 2012…

Debuts:
40. MAT KEARNEY, “Sooner Or Later”
39. BIG TIME RUSH, “Windows Down”
38. GREEN DAY, “Oh Love”
37. ANDY GRAMMER, “Miss Me”
36. THE SCRIPT featuring WILL.I.AM, “Hall Of Fame”

Biggest Mover(s):
NO DOUBT, “Settle Down” (34-24, ten spots)

10. CHRIS WALLACE, “Remember When (Push Rewind)” (up 3)
Album: Push Rewind (2012, ThinkSay Records)
Peak: #4 for three weeks

09. ALEX CLARE, “Too Close” (up 1)
Album: The Lateness Of The Hour (2012, Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #7

08. GRAFFITI6, “Stare Into The Sun” (down 3)
Album: Colours (2012, Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

07. OWL CITY & CARLY RAE JEPSEN, “Good Time” (up 4)
Album: The Midsummer Station (2012, Republic Records) and Kiss (2012, 604/School Boy/Interscope Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

06. MATCHBOX TWENTY, “She’s So Mean” (up 1)
Album: North (2012, Emblem/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #5 for five weeks

05. MAROON 5, “Payphone” (down 3)
Album: Overexposed (2012, A&M/Octone/Interscope Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

04. KATY PERRY, “Wide Awake” (up 2)
Album: Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection (2012, Capitol Records)
Peak: #4 for three weeks

03. TRAIN, “50 Ways To Say Goodbye” (up 1)
Album: California 37 (2012, Columbia Records)
Peak: #2 for six weeks

02. GROUPLOVE, “Tongue Tied” (steady, second week)
Album: Never Trust A Happy Song (2011, Canvasback/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

01. FUN., “Some Nights” (steady, second week)
Album: Some Nights (2012, Fueled by Ramen/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for eight weeks

Check back next Saturday for another Adam’s Top 40 Flashback countdown and don’t forget to follow the blog by using the tab below or find PGTC on social media by clicking the “Get Social!” tab at the top of the page.

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: December 27, 2009

2015 is nearly "Gone".

2015 is nearly “Gone”.

It is time for yet another trip back into the archives on Adam’s Top 40 Flashback! Every Saturday, the day before my latest top 40 goes up for the week, I’ll be featuring a past countdown straight from chart files of Adam’s Top 40. They’re all here — the hit songs, the songs that flopped, and the songs that may be a little embarrassing to reflect on. Alright, let’s get a move on back to the holiday break in the middle of my sophomore year of college and take a look at my favorite songs from this week in 2009…

Debuts:
40. PHOENIX, “1901”
39. DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL, “Belle Of The Boulevard”
38. VEDERA, “Satisfy”
37. LA ROUX, “Bulletproof”

Biggest Mover(s):
COLLECTIVE SOUL, “You” (36-29)
LADY ANTEBELLUM, “Need You Now” (22-15, seven spots)

10. NICKELBACK, “Never Gonna Be Alone” (steady, second week)
Album: Dark Horse (2008, Roadrunner/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #7 for three weeks

09. KELLY CLARKSON, “Already Gone” (down 3)
Album: All I Ever Wanted (2009, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #2

08. INGRID MICHAELSON, “Maybe” (steady, second week)
Album: Everybody (2009, Cabin 24 Records)
Peak: #7

07. NORAH JONES, “Chasing Pirates” (up 2)
Album: The Fall (2009, Blue Note Records)
Peak: #4 for two weeks

06. TRAIN, “Hey, Soul Sister” (down 2)
Album: Save Me, San Francisco (2009, Columbia Records)
Peak: #4 for four weeks

05. ROB THOMAS, “Someday” (down 2)
Album: Cradlesong (2009, Emblem/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2 for four weeks

04. MICHAEL BUBLÉ, “Haven’t Met You Yet” (up 1)
Album: Crazy Love (2009, 143/Reprise Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

03. LIFEHOUSE, “Halfway Gone” (up 4)
Album: Smoke And Mirrors (2010, Geffen Records)
Peak: #3 for eight weeks

02. THE SCRIPT, “Breakeven” (up 1)
Album: The Script (2008, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

01. OWL CITY, “Fireflies” (steady, fifth week)
Album: Ocean Eyes (2009, Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

Check back next Saturday for another Adam’s Top 40 Flashback and don’t forget to follow the blog by using the tab below or find PGTC on social media by clicking the “Get Social!” tab at the top of the page.

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: October 28, 2012

The Power of One.

The Power of One.

It is time for yet another trip back into the archives on Adam’s Top 40 Flashback! Every Saturday, the day before my latest top 40 goes up for the week, I’ll be featuring a past countdown straight from chart files of Adam’s Top 40. They’re all here — the hit songs, the songs that flopped, and the songs that may be a little embarrassing to reflect on. Alright, let’s get a move on and back to just a few years ago with my top songs from this week in 2012…

Debuts:
40. JIM BRICKMAN & LUKE MCMASTER, “Good Morning Beautiful”
39. OLLY MURS, “Troublemaker”

Biggest Mover(s):
KELLY CLARKSON, “Catch My Breath” (36-27, nine spots)

10. OWL CITY & CARLY RAE JEPSEN, “Good Time” (down 2)
Album: The Midsummer Station (2012, Republic Records) and Kiss (2012, 604/Schoolboy/Interscope Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

09. KEANE, “Disconnected” (up 1)
Album: Strangeland (2012, Cherrytree/Interscope Records)
Peak: #8

08. ONEREPUBLIC, “Feel Again” (up 1)
Album: Native (2013, Mosley/Interscope Records)
Peak: #7 for three weeks

07. PINK, “Blow Me (One Last Kiss)” (down 1)
Album: The Truth About Love (2012, RCA Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

06. WALK THE MOON, “Anna Sun” (up 1)
Album: Walk The Moon (2012, RCA Records)
Peak: #6 for three weeks

05. TAYLOR SWIFT, “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” (steady, second week)
Album: Red (2012, Big Machine/Republic Records)
Peak: #4 for three weeks

04. ONE DIRECTION, “Live While We’re Young” (steady, second week)
Album: Take Me Home (2012, Syco/Columbia Records)
Peak: #2

03. THE SCRIPT featuring WILL.I.AM, “Hall Of Fame” (down 1)
Album: #3 (2012, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

02. ADELE, “Skyfall” (up 1)
Album: Skyfall – Single (2012, XL/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

01. ANDY GRAMMER, “Miss Me” (up 1)
Album: Andy Grammer (2011, S-Curve Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

Check back next Saturday for another Adam’s Top 40 Flashback countdown and don’t forget to follow the blog by using the tab below or find PGTC on social media by clicking the “Get Social!” tab at the top of the page.

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: August 26, 2012

A "rewind" to three years ago.

A “rewind” to three years ago.

It is time for yet another trip back into the archives on Adam’s Top 40 Flashback! Every Saturday, the day before my latest top 40 goes up for the week, I’ll be featuring a past countdown straight from chart files of Adam’s Top 40. They’re all here — the hit songs, the songs that flopped, and the songs that may be a little embarrassing to reflect on. Alright, let’s get a move on back to the summer after I graduated from college and take a look at my favorite songs from this week in 2012…

Debuts:
40. AEROSMITH, “What Could Have Been Love”
39. ONEREPUBLIC, “Feel Again”
38. ZEDD featuring MATTHEW KOMA, “Spectrum”

Biggest Mover:
KARMIN, “Hello” (29-20) (9 spots)

10. MAROON 5, “One More Night” (up 1)
Album: Overexposed (2012, A&M/Octone Records)
Peak: #7 for three weeks

09. NO DOUBT, “Settle Down” (up 1)
Album: Push And Shove (2012, Interscope Records)
Peak: #9 for three weeks

08. KATY PERRY, “Wide Awake” (down 2)
Album: Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection (2012, Capitol Records)
Peak: #4 for three weeks

07. GROUPLOVE, “Tongue Tied” (down 3)
Album: Never Trust A Happy Song (2011, Canvasback/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

06. PINK, “Blow Me (One Last Kiss)” (up 3)
Album: The Truth About Love (2012, RCA Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

05. MATCHBOX TWENTY, “She’s So Mean” (steady, fourth week)
Album: North (2012, Emblem/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #5 for five weeks

04. CHRIS WALLACE, “Remember When (Push Rewind)” (up 3)
Album: Push Rewind (2012/2014, ThinkSay Records)
Peak: #4 for three weeks

03. OWL CITY & CARLY RAE JEPSEN, “Good Time” (steady, second week)
Album: The Midsummer Station (2012, Republic Records) and Kiss (2012, 604/School Boy/Interscope Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

02. TRAIN, “50 Ways To Say Goodbye” (steady, second week)
Album: California 37 (2012, Columbia Records)
Peak: #2 for six weeks

01. FUN., “Some Nights” (steady, sixth week)
Album: Some Nights (2012, Fueled by Ramen/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for eight weeks

Check back next Saturday for another Adam’s Top 40 Flashback countdown and don’t forget to follow the blog by using the tab below or find PGTC on social media by clicking the “Get Social!” tab at the top of the page.

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of July 10, 2015

A fine way to "Shine".

A fine way to “Shine”.

We’ve made it to Friday! Yes, the Global Release Day is now in effect and rolling out worldwide. I guess we’ll see how this whole thing goes. There are several notable items out, so, here are this week’s new album and single releases:

  • YEARS & YEARS — Communion (iTunes)
    • Though “King” stalled out as it hit the top 40 on CHR radio, the English trio is going for their second #1 in a row in the U.K. with “Shine”. It should be next week’s top-selling album in that country given its momentum, but it’ll have to settle for a much lower debut here, perhaps in the top 20 or 30. We’ll see if that changes in the coming days.
  • R5 — Sometime Last Night (iTunes)
    • Disney’s pop/rock band, made up of four of the Lynch siblings (Riker, Rocky, Ross and Rydel) and friend Ellington Ratliff, pumps it up Louder on their sophomore album. Leadoff release “Let’s Not Be Alone Tonight” recently gave the five their first top 40 single (#38) on the CHR chart, thanks in part to a Cumulus block add.
  • VARIOUS ARTISTS — Paper Towns: Music From The Motion Picture (iTunes)
    • The film based on the John Green novel doesn’t debut until July 24, but this soundtrack, which features new tracks by Grouplove and Vance Joy, as well as Sam Bruno and her single, “Search Party”, should keep you satisfied a little while longer.
  • More albums out this week: Anderson East‘s Delilah (iTunes), Civil Twilight‘s Story Of An Immigrant (iTunes), Cody Simpson‘s Free (iTunes), Ezra Furman‘s Perpetual Motion People (iTunes), Hunter Hunted‘s Ready For You (iTunes), Kidz Bop Kids‘s Kidz Bop 29 (iTunes), Owl City‘s Mobile Orchestra (iTunes), Tyrese‘s Black Rose (iTunes) and the Various Artists compilation, Nina Revisited… A Tribute To Nina Simone (iTunes)
  • More EPs out this week: Flagship‘s Faded (iTunes), Jake Miller‘s Rumors (iTunes), Poema‘s Pretty Speeches (iTunes), ROMANS‘s Overthinking, Pt. 1 (iTunes)

New digital-only singles that you can buy this week include:

  • “Blue Bandana”, new from Jerrod Niemann. (iTunes)
  • “New Americana”, new from Halsey. (iTunes)
  • “Soap”, an instant grat track from Melanie Martinez. (iTunes)

Next Friday, our preview will include fresh releases from Alan Jackson, Sublime With Rome and Tame Impala. See you then!

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: November 22, 2009

Their chart wings aren't broken.

Their chart wings aren’t broken.

It is time for yet another trip back into the archives on Adam’s Top 40 Flashback! Every Saturday, the day before my latest top 40 goes up for the week, I’ll be featuring a past countdown straight from chart files of Adam’s Top 40. They’re all here — the hit songs, the songs that flopped, and the songs that may be a little embarrassing to reflect on. Alright, let’s get a move on back to the week before Thanksgiving and revisit the top songs from this week in 2009…

Debuts:
38. DAUGHTRY, “Life After You”

Biggest Mover(s):
LIFEHOUSE, “Halfway Gone” (27-18, nine spots)

10. PINK, “Funhouse” (down 1)
Album: Funhouse (2008, LaFace/Zomba Records)
Peak: #8

09. DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, “You And Me” (up 1)
Album: Big Whiskey And The GrooGrux King (2009, RCA Records)
Peak: #9

08. FIVE FOR FIGHTING, “Chances” (down 1)
Album: Slice (2009, Aware/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

07. NICKELBACK, “Never Gonna Be Alone” (up 1)
Album: Dark Horse (2008, Roadrunner/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #7 for three weeks

06. THE SCRIPT, “Breakeven” (steady, second week)
Album: The Script (2008, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

05. TRAIN, “Hey, Soul Sister” (steady, second week)
Album: Save Me, San Francisco (2009, Columbia Records)
Peak: #4 for four weeks

04. OWL CITY, “Fireflies” (steady, third week)
Album: Ocean Eyes (2009, Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

03. KELLY CLARKSON, “Already Gone” (steady, third week)
Album: All I Ever Wanted (2009, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #2

02. ROB THOMAS, “Someday” (steady, fourth week)
Album: Cradlesong (2009, Emblem/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2 for four weeks

01. MICHAEL BUBLE, “Haven’t Met You Yet” (steady, fifth week)
Album: Crazy Love (2009, 143/Reprise Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

Check back next Saturday for another Adam’s Top 40 Flashback countdown and don’t forget to follow the blog by using the tab below or find PGTC on social media by clicking the “Get Social!” tab at the top of the page.

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